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Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

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Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

Hi.. Any recommendations on how to get form Arenal to Monteverde for a family of 4 (kids ages 8 and 11)?

Thoughts on the shuttle, boat, horse, shuttle option?

Regards,

D

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1. Re: Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

The van-boat-van (a.k.a. jeep-boat-jeep or taxi-boat-taxi) is the easiest way to do Arenal-Monteverde. Horseback riding is tough, both for animals and for not experienced riders.

La Fortuna
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2. Re: Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

Jeep Boat Jeep is the best and easy way to get to Monteverde, check this link to see more arenalonline.com/tours/…jeep.html

San Jose, Costa Rica
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3. Re: Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

Jeep Boat Jeep...$ 32.00 per person...same price for every body...you can book the service direct...you do not need any on line operation...they just look for commisions...

By horse nice but totally agree with Xelas...

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4. Re: Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

We used Jeep Boat Jeep through Desafio, and it was great. It makes the trip shorter, and you get beautiful views as you cross the lake. Pretty affordable as well.

La Fortuna de San...
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5. Re: Travel from Arenal to Monteverde

For the taxi-boat-taxi just make sure your hotel in La Fortuna is on the "drop-off" list which means close to the main road. If it is not, you may want to opt for a private driver. :-) Enjoy!

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